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MRFF Preventive and Public Health Research initiative - 2021 Consumer-Led Research Grant Opportunity

Contact Details

NHMRC Research Help Centre

1800 500 983



National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Close Date & Time:
20-Jul-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Co-sponsored with:
Department of Health and Aged Care
Primary Category:
231013 - Medical Research
Publish Date:
Selection Process:
Targeted or Restricted Competitive


The objectives of this grant opportunity are to:

  • Stream 1: projects that develop and/or test the implementation of interventions for improving:
    • health self-efficacy for consumers with long term diseases and conditions, and/or
    • health self-efficacy for priority populations (including culturally and linguistically diverse, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and low socioeconomic status).
  • Stream 2: projects that use citizen science methodologies where citizens and scientists use web-based platforms and digital tools to co-create health knowledge that has practical implications for improving health outcomes and/or improving consumer experiences of health care, whilst increasing consumer understanding of, and consumer involvement in, research.

 The intended outcomes of the research are to:

  • Stream 1 – developing evidence-based interventions that allow consumers to develop stronger health self-efficacy in priority areas (e.g. those with long term diseases and conditions, vulnerable populations) to improve the quality of life and health of consumers 
  • Stream 2 – co-creating new health knowledge with consumers that has practical implications for improving health care, and, as a result of their participation, increases consumer knowledge about research.

Applicants to this grant opportunity must propose research that addresses one of the two Streams of research. An application may only be submitted to one of the above two Streams only. Applicants must specify the Stream to which they are applying in their application.

This grant opportunity is being administered by NHMRC on behalf of the Australian Government Department of Health. 

Further information on the Medical Research Future Fund is available from the Department of Health website.


Applications will only be accepted from approved MRFF Eligible Organisations. A list of approved MRFF Eligible Organisations is available from the GrantConnect GO Documents and from the MRFF Eligible Organisations List  on the NHMRC website.

Applications must satisfy all the requirements set out in the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) – Preventive and Public Health Research Initiative - 2021 Consumer-Led Research Grant Guidelines.

Grant Activity Timeframe:


Total Amount Available (AUD):


Estimated Grant Value (AUD):

From $0.00 to $1,000,000.00

Instructions for Application Submission:

Applicants are advised to read the Grant Guidelines thoroughly and liaise with the Eligible Organisation that will submit the application to identify any specific requirements that the Institution might have.

Applications must be submitted electronically using NHMRC’s online granting system (Sapphire).

Other Instructions:

Minimum Data closes at 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time) on 29 June 2022.

Questions should be submitted no later than 1:00 pm (ACT Local Time) on 29 June 2022.

Addenda Available:

Contact Details

NHMRC Research Help Centre

1800 500 983